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2017-19 Subaru Impreza and 2018-19 XV recalled

The Subaru Impreza and its higher-riding XV twin have been recalled due to an overheating ignition coil that could blow a fuse.

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Subaru Australia is recalling 57,088 examples of its Impreza and XV siblings as their ignition coil fuses could blow.

This recall of the 2018-19 XV is unrelated to another issued on June 2, 2021, which was for loose bracket bolts.

“Due to improper Engine Control Module (ECM) programming, the ignition coil may overheat, creating a short circuit which may blow the ignition coil fuse,” the company says in its recall notice.

“If the ignition coil fuse blows, the engine may stop while driving and not restart. This can increase the risk of an accident, causing serious injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users.”

  • A total of 57,088 vehicles are affected
  • Vehicles were available for sale from November 30, 2016 to November 2, 2020
  • The VIN list is attached here
  • The original recall notice is attached here

Subaru is contacting owners of all affected vehicles.

If you’re an owner, you’ll need to contact a Subaru dealer to organise a free inspection and repair.

If you have any further questions, you can contact the Subaru Customer Relations Team weekdays from 8:30am to 5pm (AEST) on 1300 550 994.

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William Stopford
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William Stopford is an automotive journalist based in Brisbane, Australia. William is a Business/Journalism graduate from the Queensland University of Technology who loves to travel (remember that?), briefly lived in the US, and has a particular interest in the American car industry.

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